Born in England, Morris Gleitzman is one of Australia\'s most popular authors for children and teenagers. His books often combine humour with serious issues and many have been published overseas. As well as writing novels, Morris has written play and filmscripts and newspaper and magazine columns.
School Day: Morris Gleitzman, Joe Craig & Marion Baraitser
Schools were invited to bring their pupils to meet Morris Gleitzman who spoke about storytelling, Joe Craig, exciting new author of a thriller that raises questions of ethics, politics and genetics and take part in a session on the graphic novel with Marion Baraitser.
Once there was a boy his parents tried to protect.
Once he escaped to find them.
Once story telling helped him survive.
Morris Gleitzman told the wonderful story of a boy who knew the power of stories.
Then, the sequel to Once, follows Felix and Zelda after they have escaped from the Nazis, but how long can they now survive when there are so many people ready to hand them over for a reward? Thanks to the courage of a kind, brave woman they are able to hide for a time in the open, but Felix knows he has a distinguishing feature that identifies him as a Jew and that it is only a matter of time before he is discovered, which will mean death for them all. Even though he promised Zelda he would ...